Tag Archives: alcohol consumption

Alcoholic? Blame it on Enzyme PRDM2

A research group has identified an enzyme whose production is turned off in nerve cells of the frontal lobe when alcohol dependence develops. The deficiency in this enzyme leads to continued use of alcohol under impulse despite adverse consequences. The discovery could mean completely new possibilities for treating alcoholism. “We’ve worked hard for this. The enzyme, PRDM2, has previously been ...

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3-year Old Diagnosed With Type-2 Diabetes in US, Youngest Ever

In a rare case, a three-and-a-half-year-old girl has been diagnosed with type-2 diabetes, making her one of the youngest people ever detected with the disease. Type 2 diabetes is linked to poor diet and obesity. It is most common among the middle-aged and elderly people, but in the last few years type 2 diabetes have taken lives of poor children. ...

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Top 6 Mantras to Keep Diabetes Far Away From You


Are you sure that your blood sugar is in control? There are about 8.1 million diabetes cases which go undiagnosed every year. Joy Bauer, a nutrition expert, has suggested to start with incorporating some of the simple lifestyle changes, like monitoring blood glucose levels, taking medication as directed by doctors, maintaining a healthy weight, aiming for at least 30 minutes ...

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Smoking, Alcohol, Obesity, Diabetes May Help To Imply Dementia, Alzheimer’s disease: New Study

Smoking, alcohol consumption, diabetes and obesity are known to cause risk to the heart, increasing chances of cardiovascular diseases like heart attack, stroke, and cardiac arrest. A new study has now uncovered that these factors could also be initial symbols of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles ...

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A Little Alcohol is Actually Good as It Heals Chronic Pain: New Study


Alcohol consumption is always associated with harm to human health. Damaging liver, intervening with the actions of brain, high blood pressure and stroke are some of the known negative effects of too much alcohol consumption. Even so, a new study by Scottish scientists has shown that a little intake of alcohol is in fact good for health, keeping the chronic ...

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Spare the drink during your pregnancy to avoid fetal complications

Drinking once in awhile is always fine. However, enjoying that occasional “enjoyment” during pregnancy can put your baby at risk. A new research conducted on 17, 244 pregnant women across the U.K, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand found that drinking in them is ordinary, varying from 20 percent to 80 percent. Photo Credit: Andrew Vargas The research was based upon ...

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